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At least 11 killed, businesses burned near Mexico's border with U.S. in violence blamed partly on El

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by Stevicus, Aug 15, 2022.

  1. Subduction Zone

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    Thanks for the info. You just saved me a ton of money. I was about to start to put a wall around New Mexico.

    One thing that I am still confused about: In New Mexico do they speak New Mexican or American?
     
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  2. Brickjectivity

    Brickjectivity Turned to Stone. Now I stretch daily.
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    This is a result of our war on drugs in my opinion. We should legalize and regulate instead of criminalizing them.

    I am not saying the cartel is innocent. They must be stopped. I am saying that we can do something to damage their profits.
     
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  3. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue Twilight, not bright nor dark, good nor bad.

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    I'm wondering what the drug and gun laws in Mexico are like?

    Do legalized, or illegal, guns and drugs really reduce or increase violence?
     
  4. Brickjectivity

    Brickjectivity Turned to Stone. Now I stretch daily.
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    I've never been in Mexico, however I remember in the US what happened when we illegalized alcohol. It created criminals and broadened and strengthened criminal enterprise. It just didn't work.

    The same has happened here with the outlawing of drugs although to a lesser degree. Its to a lesser degree I think because it is more difficult to produce drugs.
     
  5. Stevicus

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    Incidentally, the state of California (on the US side) is sometimes referred to as Alta California.
     
  6. Jeremiah Ames

    Jeremiah Ames Well-Known Member

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    Nice to see someone with a brain to help counter the mindless rants.
     
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    Does this hurt?

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  8. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue Twilight, not bright nor dark, good nor bad.

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    Trump.

    (Waiting to see what happens)
     
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